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Ellie Powell will present a paper (co-authored with Justin Grimmer, Stanford University) titled, “Congressmen in Exile: The Politics and Consequences of Involuntary Committee Removal,” at Wesleyan University’s Government Department on Thursday, March 7. The paper is forthcoming at the Journal...
An article by Dan Butler, Christopher Karpowitz (BYU) and Jeremy Pope (BYU), “A Field Experiment on Legislators’ Home Styles: Service versus Policy,” was published in the April issue of the Journal of Politics. Abstract: We conducted a field experiment involving roughly 1,000 letters sent by actual...
“The Policy Effects of the Partisan Composition of State Government” Speaker: Chris Warshaw, Assistant Professor of Political Science, MIT Link to Advance Paper Abstract: How does the partisan composition of state government affect policy outcomes? Research on legislative roll-call voting has...
Now in print in the July 2013 issue of the American Journal of Political Science: Alan Gerber, Greg Huber, David Doherty (Loyola University), Conor Dowling (U Mississippi) and Seth Hill (UCSD) published a paper describing a field experiment in which they mailed information about protections of...

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